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Sam Bankman-Fried agrees to voluntarily testify at US House hearing on Tuesday

Sam Bankman-Fried agrees to voluntarily testify at US House hearing on Tuesday

Sam Bankman-Fried, Founder and Managing Director of FTX Cryptocurrency Derivatives Exchange, during a Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee hearing in Washington, DC on Wednesday, February 9, 2022. Sarah Silbiger | Bloomberg | Getty Images FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried agreed to testify before the House Financial Services Committee during a hearing into the crypto exchange’s …

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Former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried hit with campaign finance complaint over GOP 'dark' money

Former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried hit with campaign finance complaint over GOP ‘dark’ money

Sam Bankman-Fried, Founder and Managing Director of FTX Cryptocurrency Derivatives Exchange, during an interview on an episode of Bloomberg Wealth with David Rubenstein in New York, U.S., Wednesday August 17, 2022. Jeena Moon | Bloomberg | Getty Images An ethics watchdog group has asked the Federal Election Commission to investigate former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried …

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FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried set to face market manipulation probe

FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried set to face market manipulation probe

Federal prosecutors are investigating whether FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried manipulated the market for two cryptocurrencies last spring, causing them to crash and creating a domino effect that ultimately caused his own exchange to implode. cryptocurrency last month, according to two people with knowledge of the matter. US prosecutors in Manhattan are investigating the possibility that …

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FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried set to face market manipulation probe

FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried set to face market manipulation probe

Federal prosecutors are investigating whether FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried manipulated the market for two cryptocurrencies last spring, causing them to crash and creating a domino effect that ultimately caused his own exchange to implode. cryptocurrency last month, according to two people with knowledge of the matter. US prosecutors in Manhattan are investigating the possibility that …

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Bankman-Fried and Ellison seek attorneys as FTX probes escalate

Bankman-Fried and Ellison seek attorneys as FTX probes escalate

NEW YORK, Dec 6 (Reuters) – FTX founder and former chief executive Sam Bankman-Fried and Caroline Ellison, head of his now-defunct trading subsidiary, called in defense attorneys as authorities Americans are investigating the collapse of the crypto exchange, according to a Bankman-Fried spokesperson and a source familiar with Ellison’s selection. Bankman-Fried has retained Mark S. …

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“Smart” crypto money?  Great traders fell in love with Sam Bankman-Fried

“Smart” crypto money? Great traders fell in love with Sam Bankman-Fried

I was shocked when I first learned how a hot mess like Sam Bankman-Fried got away with convincing so many seemingly smart people – big money managers, venture capitalists and all those celebrity ambassadors – that he was such a little investment genius, they should hand over a lot of money for him to play …

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Elon Musk Suspects FTX Co-Founder Sam Bankman-Fried Donated Over $1 Billion in Support of Democrats

Elon Musk Suspects Former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried Of Donating Over $1 Billion To Support Democrats

Tesla CEO and Twitter chief Elon Musk said former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried (SBF) likely donated more than $1 billion to support the Democratic Party, which would be a much larger sum than the publicly disclosed number. Many people have criticized Musk for making accusations without providing evidence. “This statement is incredibly irresponsible,” one commented. …

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Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong Says It's "Baffling" FTX's Sam Bankman-Fried Isn't "Already Detained"

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong Says It’s “Baffling” FTX’s Sam Bankman-Fried Isn’t “Already Detained”

FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried is expected to be in custody now, in regards to Brian Armstrong. The Coinbase CEO said this week that it was “baffling to me that he’s not already in custody.” “The DOJ or someone should be able to do this – based on their public statements, I think there is a …

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Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong Says It's "Baffling" FTX's Sam Bankman-Fried Isn't "Already Detained"

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong Says It’s “Baffling” FTX’s Sam Bankman-Fried Isn’t “Already Detained”

FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried is expected to be in custody now, in regards to Brian Armstrong. The Coinbase CEO said this week that it was “baffling to me that he’s not already in custody.” “The DOJ or someone should be able to do this – based on their public statements, I think there is a …

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Former FTX users say the crypto exchange's failure was a "Ponzi scheme".  Here's how it works and what we know about how Sam Bankman-Fried works

Former FTX users say the crypto exchange’s failure was a “Ponzi scheme”. Here’s how it works and what we know about how Sam Bankman-Fried works

Until recently, Sam Bankman-Fried, or SBF, was crypto’s golden boy, known for turning his cryptocurrency exchange, FTX, into a $32 billion giant in just two years. But the disheveled, left-leaning 30-year-old was living a lie. SBF, who claimed to be a minimalist philanthropist, had used client funds to prop up his failing crypto empire and …

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